West Rock Authors Academy



West Rock Authors Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Rock Authors Academy Students by Grade
PK 21
K 43
1 64
2 40
3 50
4 23
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Rock Authors Academy is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 241 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Rock Authors Academy is the 570th largest public school in Connecticut and the 46,100th largest nationally. It has 9.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 241
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.65

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West Rock Authors Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 128
(53%)
8,339
(51%)
 Female 113
(47%)
7,900
(49%)

West Rock Authors Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 150
(62%)
6,265
(39%)
 Hispanic 54
(22%)
7,054
(43%)
 White 29
(12%)
2,325
(14%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
151
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
409
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

West Rock Authors Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(83%)
9,235
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(10%)
309
(2%)
 Not Eligible 18
(7%)
6,695
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, West Rock Authors Academy is ranked 190th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Rock Authors Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Rock Authors Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 199
2006 210
2007 207
2008 227
2009 230
2010 243
2011 247
2012 225
2013 222
2014 272
2015 241

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.6
2007 15.9
2008 11.8
2009 13.4
2010 14.7
2011 13
2012 11.8
2013 12.5
2014 12.2
2015 9.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61809045226131
2006 0.65714285714286
2007 0.73429951690821
2008 0.77973568281938
2009 0.76521739130435
2010 0.74074074074074
2011 0.7004048582996
2012 0.82222222222222
2013 0.70720720720721
2014 0.81985294117647
2015 0.9253112033195

Compare West Rock Authors Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
980.0% 9.8:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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